Kingston boys down Sequim at subdistrict 69-56
February 11th, 2012 - 10:17pm
(Silverdale) -- A 14-0 third quarter run broke up a close game and propelled the Kingston Buccaneers to a 69-56 2A subdistrict boys basketball victory over the Sequim Wolves Saturday afternoon at Klahowya.
Kingston rebounded from a 49-46 loss to Evergreen Friday and claimed the third seed into the West Central District tourney Thursday.
The Bucs will play the winner of Tuesday's Eatonville - Sumner game at Foss High School in Tacoma on Thursday at 6 p.m.
Sequim (15-7) lost both subdistrict contests over the weekend, but take the fourth district seed into a second-round contest Thursday at 6 p.m. at Lakes High School in Lakewood.
A strong 18-point effort by senior post Sam Byers led the way for the Olympic League champion Buccaneers.
KT Deam scored 14, while Cody Combs and Richie Sander connected for 11 points apiece.
Kingston (18-4) jumped out a pair of 8-point leads in the opening quarter after a pair of triples by Deam and three inside hoops by Byers.
The Bucs were up 18-13 at the first buzzer.
Sequim senior guard Evan Hill scored seven points in the second quarter and the Wolves chopped the Bucs advantage to a single bucket at intermission -- 28-26.
The wheels came off the bus for Sequim in the third quarter when the Wolves turned stone cold and allowed a 37-33 Kingston lead to balloon to 51-33 before Corbin Webb ended the string with a free throw with 24 seconds left in the period.
The Bucs outscored Sequim 24-8 in the third period and led 52-34 heading into the final stanza.
The Wolves were led by Hill, Jayson Brocklesby, Tim Guan and Webb with 9 points apiece.
Scoring by Quarters:
King - 18 10 24 17 - 69
Sequ - 13 13 08 21 - 56
Kingston (69) -- Cody Combs 11, Richie Sander 11, KT Deam 14, Sam Byers 18, Hunter Jones 4, Brady Sundquist 2, Lucas Mays 7, Nathan Carleton 2.
Sequim (56) -- Anthony Pinza 8, Evan Hill 9, Alex Barry 3, Jayson Brocklesby 9, Tim Guan 9, Frank Catelli 2, Christian Cruz 5, Gabe Carter 2, Corbin Webb 9.